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Salted Egg Tiger Prawns

Recipe Information

  • 4 large tiger prawns
  • 3 salted eggs, separate yolk and white (use egg yolks only)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 sprigs spring onion (for garnish)
  • 1 cup (225 ml) oil for deep frying
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) chinese cooking wine
  • Slit back of tiger prawns, devein and pat dry
  • Mix salted egg yolks using a fork.
  • Heat wok and add 1 cup (225 ml) oil.
  • Add in prawn, deep fry 2 to 3 minutes (do not overcook).
  • Remove prawns from wok, remove excess oil.
  • Heat wok and add in garlic and stir fry until golden brown.
  • Add in salted egg yolks, stir fry for 5 to 8 minutes or until yolks are fully cooked.
  • Add chinese cooking wine.
  • When ready to serve, add in tiger prawns and combine with egg yolks thoroughly.
  • Garnish with slivered spring onions.
For seafood lovers, prawns can be replaced with crab. Crab should be deep fried first.